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Matt Coles      

Full name Matthew Thomas Coles

Born May 26, 1990, Maidstone, Kent

Current age 24 years 330 days

Major teams England Lions, Kent, Kent 2nd XI

Batting style Left-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm fast-medium

Matthew Thomas Coles
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 71 94 13 1557 103* 19.22 2379 65.44 1 7 207 28 27 0
List A 44 24 4 187 47 9.35 201 93.03 0 0 18 5 13 0
Twenty20 49 34 6 349 54 12.46 245 142.44 0 1 26 19 16 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 71 118 9904 5835 200 6/51 10/154 29.17 3.53 49.5 9 7 1
List A 44 41 1500 1532 64 6/32 6/32 23.93 6.12 23.4 2 1 0
Twenty20 49 48 924 1352 46 3/14 3/14 29.39 8.77 20.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Kent v Loughborough UCCE at Canterbury, Apr 15-17, 2009 scorecard
Last First-class Essex v Kent at Chelmsford, Apr 19-21, 2015 scorecard
List A debut Kent v Middlesex at Canterbury, Aug 9, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Hampshire v Yorkshire at Southampton, Aug 21, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Hampshire v Kent at Southampton, Jun 3, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Hampshire v Lancashire at Birmingham, Aug 23, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
8, 4/48, 2, 1/38 Kent v Essex Chelmsford 19 Apr 2015 FC
32*, 2/89, 11* Kent v Lbrough MCCU Canterbury 12 Apr 2015 Other
1, 3/58, 10, 1/40 Hampshire v Glamorgan Cardiff 23 Sep 2014 FC
4/84, 3, 0 Hampshire v Kent Southampton 15 Sep 2014 FC
4/108, 2, 3/67 Hampshire v Leics Southampton 31 Aug 2014 FC
0/50, 0 Hampshire v Lancashire Birmingham 23 Aug 2014 T20
25, 0/57 Hampshire v Yorkshire Southampton 21 Aug 2014 LA
5, 1/36, 3/68 Hampshire v Kent Canterbury 15 Aug 2014 FC
2/66, 2 Hampshire v Essex Chelmsford 13 Aug 2014 LA
- Hampshire v Worcs Southampton 11 Aug 2014 LA
Profile

Matt Coles is a powerfully-built allrounder who moved from his home county of Kent to Hampshire to move his career forward and then, only one year into a three-year deal, promptly moved back again. An aggressive bustling seamer he took 41 wickets at 28.41 in 2014 as Hampshire gained promotion but he struggled to settle away from friends and family in his home town of Maidstone and conceded a chance to impress back in Division One of the County Championship and perhaps attract the England selectors once more.

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Mar 24, 2015

Matt Coles has rejoined his home county Kent, March 24, 2015

Matt Coles has rejoined his home county Kent

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Jun 28, 2014

Matt Coles bustles in for Hampshire, Hampshire v Leicestershire, County Championship Division Two, Ageas Bowl, 2nd day, September 1, 2014

Matt Coles bustles in for Hampshire

© PA Photos

Sep 25, 2013

Matt Coles knocked out Jaik Mickleburgh's middle stump, Hampshire v Essex, County Championship, Division Two, Ageas Bowl, 2nd day, September 25, 2013

Matt Coles knocked out Jaik Mickleburgh's middle stump

© PA Photos

Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2011

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby - Apr 19-22
Lancashire 293 & 345 Derbyshire 274 & 25/2
Essex v Kent at Chelmsford - Apr 19-21
Essex won by 5 wickets
Glamorgan v Surrey at Cardiff - Apr 19-22
Surrey 563/7d Glamorgan 419
Notts v Yorkshire at Nottingham - Apr 19-22
Notts 428 & 73/3 Yorkshire 441
Sussex v Worcs at Hove - Apr 19-22
Sussex 345 & 290 Worcs 389 & 47/0
Warwickshire v Hampshire at Birmingham - Apr 19-22
Hampshire 319 & 339 Warwickshire 280 & 47/0
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